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Image for Great Decision, The: The Secret History of the Atomic Bomb

Great Decision, The: The Secret History of the Atomic Bomb

By: Amrine, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, William Heinemann Limited: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARGUN28

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 344gms, 251 pages. This book covers the 116 crucial days in office of Truman before making the decision to drop the bomb on Hiroshima. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear and chipping. Inside front page shows a small stamp from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bradman to Border: A History of Australia- Engliand Test Matches from 1946

By: Australian Broadcasting Corporation (eds)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, ABC Enterprises: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SPOCRI4

ISBN: 0642530718

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Reprint, 400gms, 237 pages. This book contains accounts by all Australia's great captains since the end of World War 2. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, message to previous owner on title page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info

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Naval Battles of the First World War: Pan Grand Strategy

By: Bennett, Geoffrey

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARSEA22

ISBN: 0330238620

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 222g, 308pgs. This history of the Great War at sea combines graphic and stirring accounts of all the principal naval engagements with analysis of the strategy and tactics of both sides. Book is in good condition with age-related general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Some Corner of a Foreign Field: Poetry of The Great War

By: Bentley, James (ed.)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, England, Little Brown & Company: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001019

ISBN: 0316888990

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 472gms, 120 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Albert Einstein and the Frontiers of Physics

By: Bernstein, Jeremy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, USA, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Oxford Edition

Seller ID: SCIPHY4

ISBN: 0195120299

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Oxford Edition, 325gms, 189 pages. Physicist and science writer Jeremy Berstein gives us illuminating glimpses into the heart and mind of the man as he discusses Einstein's decision to leave Germany for the United States and the great scientist's increasing despair over the rise of Hitler and the coming of the Second World War. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for... View more info

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Changi Photographer: George Aspinall's Record of Captivity

By: Bowden, Tim

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Sun Books: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WARTWO133

ISBN: 0725105801

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 412gms, 144 pages. George Aspinall took secret photographs in the Changi area, and of the appalling Thai/Burma railway at great personal risk and processing them on the spot using smuggled chemicals. The ingenuity and resourcefulness of this teenage Australian private soldier have resulted in a unique visual diary of captivity. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page. External corners are bumped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Gallipoli: The Fatal Shore

By: Broadbent, Harvey

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Penguin Books: 2009

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WARONE39

ISBN: 0143011332

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 624gms, 363pgs. This book situates the remarkable story of Gallipoli within its multinational context and includes over 100 photographs and artworks. It is a fascinating insight into the campaign in which national identity was forged. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Search for Alexander, The

By: Carter Brown, J. (ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canada, Little, Brown & Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISARC13

ISBN: 082121117X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 678g, 192pgs. Produced for the exhibitions at several American art galleries in 1980, which accompanied the series and book of the same title, about Alexander the Great. Contains colour photographs of the exhibits. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Search for Alexander, The

By: Carter Brown, J. (ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canada, Little, Brown & Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISARC14

ISBN: 082121117X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 678g, 192pgs. Produced for the exhibitions at several American art galleries in 1980, which accompanied the series and book of the same title, about Alexander the Great. Contains colour photographs of the exhibits. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor creasing to the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Polygon Wood: Ypres (Battleground Europe)

By: Cave, Nigel

Price: $16.00

Publisher: South Yorkshire, England, Leo Cooper: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARONE38

ISBN: 085052606X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 250gms, 176pgs. This is the story of some of the events that took place in the wood and its immediate surroundings during the Third Battle of Ypres. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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World's Great Bombers, The

By: Chant, Chris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kent, England, Grange Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR5

ISBN: 1840133392

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1175gms, 176 pages. This book describes the development of the bomber throughout the 20th century, exploring the background and service record of the world's most important bomber types. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. And if... View more info

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Aviation: An Illustrated History

By: Chant, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Orbis Publishing Limited: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 000016

ISBN: 0856135194

Condition: Very Good


Second/Revised Edition, Hardcover, DJ with blue boards, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall, 352pp incl. index, heavy weight, 150 colour/330 b&w illustrations plus 25 drawings. Contents includes: The Wrights brother's achievement; The early machines; 1909: The year of Rheims; Higher and Faster; World War 1; Postwar retrenchment; New technology; The Schneider trophy; The distance flights; Birth of the airliner; Preparations for war; World War II; The jet age; The helicopter; The civil aviation boom; The future; and Index to aircraft.This is a very good tight copy, DJ is in great condition with o... View more info

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Great War Speeches

By: Churchill, Sir Winston

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, England, Corgi Books: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WAR150

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint edition, 166gms, 287 pages. This collection of speeches by Sir Winston Churchill includes all of his most famous wartime sayings and, in effect, provides a brief history of World War II. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration throughout, some light scuffing to the cover particular to edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Military Handbooks: Twenty-First Century Submarines and Warships

By: Darman, Peter (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kent, UK, Grange Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA18

ISBN: 1840136782

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 602g, 192pgs. Illustrated with over 180 photographs, this book contains all the great modern naval vessels, with full specifications tables for each. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Brief History of Fighting Ships, A: Ships of the Line and Napoleonic Sea Battles 1793-1815

By: Davies, David

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, England, Constable & Robinson Ltd: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARSEA23

ISBN: 1841194697

Condition: Fine


Softcover, reprint, 222g, 201pgs. From 1793 to 1815 were the years of the Napoleonic wars - a period of change and upheaval comparable to the world wars of the 20th century. This is the story of one of the keys to that great conflict, the Ship of the Line - the beautiful but deadly battleships that waged the war at sea. Book is in fine condition. View more info

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Great Campaigns of World War II

By: Davies, J B

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Books For Pleasure: 1980

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: WARTWO131

ISBN: 0729602109

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, edition not stated, 1715gms, 320 pages. This book provides a study of five og the greatest campaigns of World War II: Battle of Atlantic; Battle of Britain; Desert War; D-Day; and Battle of Pacific. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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First Armies, The

By: Dawson, Doyne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Cassell & Company Limited: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR167

ISBN: 0304352888

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1055gms, 224 pages, illustrated endpapers.Doyne Dawson investigates the origins of human aggression. Contents includes: the evolution of warfare; the roots of war; the wars of the tribes; the wars of the cities; the wars of the great kingdoms; and the wars of the empires. Book is in good condition with mild general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with moderate shelf wear, scuffing, chipping and a few tiny nicks, otherwise no other pre-l... View more info

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World War I

By: Everett, Susanne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Bison Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARONE1

ISBN: 0861241177

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 1500gms, 255 pages. This lavishly illustrated work, with over 400 photographs, paintings and posters in colour and black and white as well as over 20 maps, is the best large-scale attempt to analyse World War I. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional ... View more info

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Lost Berlin

By: Everett, Susanne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dee Why West, Australia, Books For Pleasure: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR109

ISBN: 0729601099

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1215gms, 208 pages. Lost Berlin evokes the atmosphere and ambiance of one of the great cultural and artistic centres of the world which began to die spiritually in the 1930s before it was physically obliterated in the 1940s. Book is in good condition with light general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with minor shelf wear to edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Somme, The: An Eyewitness History

By: Foley, Robert T.; and McCartney, Helen (ed)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, England, The Folio Society: 2009

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: WARONE29

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with illustrated cloth boards and brown slip case (no dust jacket, as issued), fifth printing, 894g, 295pgs, includes loose map in rear pocker (as issued). Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear. Slip case is also in very good condition with only mild signs of general wear, otherwise no other preloved markings. View more info